Adriana Benavente Dongo

Sales Executive

Peru, Americas

Healthcare

Breastfeeding saves babies, society and the planet

Main aim of the charity

Promote and normalize the breastfeeding, free of myths. Empowering moms and informing to the society with scientific evidence.

How the employee got involved and why

I do this because I had the sad experience of be far of my babies - they were born prematures in july 2022 a time with high covid cases, lots of worries and I was alone during the birth, because hospital protocol in covid times. That was the most vulnerable moment of my life and fortunately I found information about breastfeeding and benefits of breats milk specially in prematures babies, that can reduce hospital stay and contribute in the seepdy recovery and thats what happened. It is not easy, but it is possible achieve breastefeeding with twins. I started the IG @lactanciaensociedad in february 2022

What work does the employee do for charity

I create content (free) about breastfeeding in Instagram - @lactanciaensociedad - because I am a certificate lactation consultant, mother of twins who were born premature (7 months) and I promote the breastfeeding, because save lives, also, I try to inspire other moms that a mother of twins can breastfeeding both babies, without pain, having confidence of herself and with information. I usually prepare free workshops, like milk bank, breats milk donation and breastfeeding support groups.

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